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Groups Demand Humane Treatment for LGBTs in Immigration Detention

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Dec 10, 2014
This Human Rights Day, LGBT and human rights groups are calling for human treatment for LGBT people in immigration detention facilities in the United States.

Transgender, Gay Inmates Sue Over Jail Rights

By Gillian Flaccus | Wednesday Oct 22, 2014
Gay, bisexual and transgender inmates filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday against San Bernardino County and its sheriff, alleging they are kept in a segregated unit that doesn't give them equal access to rehabilitation services.

Transgender Teenager in Confinement Case Escapes

Tuesday Sep 16, 2014
A transgender girl whose imprisonment without criminal charges raised an outcry among her advocates has escaped from custody in Connecticut.

Manning to Begin Gender Treatment

Friday Jul 18, 2014
Natl. security leaker Chelsea Manning will not be transferred from a military prison to a civilian facility where she could get better treatment for her gender-identity condition. The military will instead begin the initial treatment for her.

Officials: Transgender Girl Moved to Male Facility

Monday Jul 14, 2014
A transgender girl has been moved to Connecticut's juvenile home for boys after she was accused of assault.

Jailed Transgender Teen Moved to Psych Center

By Dave Collins | Tuesday Jun 24, 2014
A troubled transgender girl detained in the Connecticut adult women’s prison for two months without criminal charges was moved Tuesday to a psychiatric center for children following an outcry by her supporters.

Treatment Center Accepts Jailed Transgender Teen

By Dave Collins | Friday Jun 6, 2014
A 16-year-old transgender girl detained without criminal charges at an adult women’s prison in Connecticut for the past two months has been accepted into a private treatment center for youths in Massachusetts.

Hearing Continues for Ohio Transgender Inmate Case

Friday May 2, 2014
A hearing is continuing into a second day over a lawsuit by a transgender prison inmate who wants a judge to order Ohio authorities to allow her hormone treatments to continue permanently.

Transgender Inmate Suing Over Hormone Treatments

By Andrew Welsh-Huggins | Thursday May 1, 2014
A transgender prison inmate in Ohio wants a federal judge to order the state to allow her hormone treatments to continue, saying she suffered a medical setback including facial hair growth and depression when the treatments stopped.

Judge OKs Transgender Inmate’s Hormone Treatments

By Andrew Welsh-Huggins | Thursday Apr 3, 2014
State prison officials must immediately resume hormone treatments for a transgender inmate who argued that she suffered a medical setback including facial hair growth and depression when her treatments stopped, a federal judge ruled on Wednesday.

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